The case was at the Supreme Court because two federal appellate courts had ruled against President Trump’s travel policy, which would impose a 90-day pause in travel from citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The president’s travel order has been one of the most controversial of the Trump administration, as the first […]
More than 65,000 refugees and migrants have made the trek from Libya to Italy so far this year, says the IOM.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - An Irish naval ship rescued 712 people including pregnant women and infants off the coast of the Libyan capital of Tripoli as part of an international migrant rescue effort, Ireland's Defence Forces said on Monday...
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - When Libya's coastguard received the first of a long-awaited batch of patrol boats from Italy last month, two of the four vessels still had mechanical problems and one broke down on the way to Tripoli.
The US Supreme Court is set to make a ruling on Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on the last day of its current term. The executive order had put a halt to all travellers from six Muslim-majority countries – Syria, Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – entering the US for 90 days. The Trump administration said the ban was in the best interests of national security.
Heavy fighting reported as UAE-backed renegade general's LNA advances on last holdouts of fighters in central Benghazi.
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan forces said they had gained control on Saturday over one of two remaining districts of Benghazi where they faced armed resistance.
A federal judge has rescheduled a plea hearing for an Ohio man accused of trying to travel to Libya to join the Islamic State group. Documents filed in federal court … Click to Continue »
There aren't enough buyers for the oil available in the world. Last November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries tried to solve this by agreeing to lower production. But this was not enough, and Libya, Nigeria and Iran...Show More Summary
A rare look at the fight against ISIL in the eastern Libyan city of Derna in the constant flux of the post-Gaddafi era.
The Latest on European migration issues (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Libya's unity government is appealing for European Union funds to help cope with thousands of migrants … Click to Continue »
The UN Security Council on Tuesday backed the appointment of Lebanese academic and former culture minister Ghassan Salameh to be the UN’s new envoy in Libya. The appointment capped a four-month search for a new head of the UN political mission in Libya who will lead negotiations on opening up a UN-backed deal to form […]
Russia’s involvement in Libya has everything to do with Moscow's geopolitical motives.
With WTI/RBOB prices tumbling to 7-month lows intraday (not helped by Libya production), oil bulls hope for a bounce after API is not coming true despite a bigger than expected crude draw, both gasoline and distillates saw notable builds...Show More Summary
West Texas intermediate crude closed at $43.23, a 52-week low, as Libya’s production undermines OPEC’s effort to hold down production.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Qamr al-Dawla Abdullah had never met his niece and nephew who grew up in Libya, where their father Yehia was killed fighting alongside Islamic State, but he stood tearfully at Khartoum's airport on Tuesday waiting to pick them up.
WTI Crude has entered a bear market (down over 20% from its highs) amid concerns OPEC-led output cuts won’t succeed in rebalancing the market (and not helped by the fact that Libya is pumping the most crude in 4 years). For the first...Show More Summary
Two reports recently came out on Libya. Both may be of interest to readers: The latest United Nations Panel of Experts on Libya report; International Crisis Group’s Claudia Gazzini on her recent trip to the southern Libyan cities of Obari, … Continue reading ?
Oil dropped to the lowest in seven months, with both Brent and WTI sliding to prices not seen since November, following a burst of volume just after 6am, amid a revival in output from Libya and rising volumes of fuel held in floating storage, although today's move was likely yet another hedge fund capitulating and liquidating long positions. Show More Summary
At least 126 migrants were feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya while trying to make the perilous crossing to Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday. According to four survivors, the...Show More Summary